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DIRECTIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE THOUGHTS.
Tit. 1. Directions against Evil and Idle Thoughts
Twenty great Subjects or Promptuaries affording abundant
1. General Directions for Meditation or Good Thoughts ibid.
2. Particular Directions about the work of Meditation.... 204
Life. Q. 1. What is a Contemplative Life? Q. 2. Is
Signs of Melancholy. The Causes. Directions for Cure.
DIRECTIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PASSIONS.
Tit. 1. Directions against all sinful Passions in general.... 257
Tit. 6. Directions against sinful Hatred, Aversion, or Back-
What it is. When the Day of Grace is past. What Sin
DIRECTIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SENSES.
General Directions to Govern them all by Faith....
Particular Directions for the Government of the Eyes...... 359
Directions for the Government of the Ear.....
Directions for the Governing the Taste and Appetite... 369
are its Causes. 3. The Greatness of the Sin. 4. Directions
it is. The various Degrees. 2. The Causes. 3. The
Tit. I. Directions against Fornication and all Uncleanness.
The Greatness of the Sin. Directions for the Cure......
Directions against sinful Excess of Sleep
of Sleep may be a mortal Sin. The Cure...
Directions against Sinful Dreams......
DIRECTIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE TONGUE.
Tit. 1. The General Directions. The Moment of it. The
Duties of the Tongue. Thirty Tongue Sins. The Cure..
name unreverently and in vain....
Swearer's Intent is necessary to the being of an Oath.
How far Swearing by Creatures is a sin. Q. Is it lawful to
Sin. The Cure.....
Q. 1. Whether to every one that asketh us? Q. 2. Or to
intrinsical evil of Lying. The Cure .
Where the question is again fully resolved (because it is of
mortified . . .
e. g. a parent, a king, myself, my conntry, rather to be des-
the Midwives in Egypt, and of Rahab opened ...
cal Lie? And how shall we interpret Christ's making as if
doing things purposely to deceive another ...
to try them?
Quest. 5. Is all Equivocation unlawful ?
news, discourse, character, which I hear reported by godly,
not Idle Talk : and what is. The sorts of it. The great-
The Cure. Who must most carefully watch against this sin 534
DIRECTIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BODY.
Directions about our Labour and Callings.
Callings. Q. 1. Is Labour necessary to all ? Q. 2. What